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Our team creates stress free memories

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We guide the planning process to focus on all the logistics of the event and to ensure that we understand the elements that are most important to our clients. By paying meticulous attention to all the details, partnering with reputable vendors, and communicating at each step of the process we remove the anxiety, risk, and uncertainty that can mar your celebration. The staff and partners of Virginia Grace provide superior service in every aspect of event management. On the day of the event we execute the plan and produce celebrations that are effortless for our clients and enjoyable for their guests. We coordinate and direct the details of your special day and create an atmosphere of hospitality and enjoyment.

Our Founder

Nadia Anderson, founder of Virginia Grace, is a Richmond native and an event enthusiast! She graduated from the University of Virginia with an undergraduate and master’s degree in accounting and is a certified public accountant (CPA) with sixteen years experience. She has worked as a financial statement auditor and at various levels of management for public, private, and nonprofit entities. Not your typical accountant, Nadia has nurtured her creative side through interior design, cooking, and planning events. Eight years ago she established a catering and custom cake company with a business partner. She has been providing event management services for catering customers, nonprofit organizations, and individuals for more than ten years. In 2015 she earned a wedding and event planning certification through the University of Richmond’s partnership with the Wedding Planning Institute. Nadia’s strengths are in budget management, meticulous attention to details, and providing you and your guests with the warm and friendly service that will make your special day memorable!

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Our Experience

The founder’s unique blend of creative talent and management expertise are the basis for Virginia Grace’s competitive advantage. In addition to professional certifications and years of experience, the real formula for our success rests on the foundations of strong organizational skills and clear and consistent communication. We provide personal service by listening to understand our clients’ design dreams, customizing the event plans to areas that are important to our clients, remaining calm under pressure, and being resourceful problem solvers. Our passion and professionalism are evident in each client interaction and event experience. By applying business best practices to the planning and design process, we ensure that your special event becomes a signature and stress free celebration. Please visit our website’s photo gallery to read testimonials from several of our clients.

Our Values

We strive to form relationships of mutual trust and respect with clients and vendors, listen to understand, and communicate clearly and consistently throughout the event planning process. We have a strong focus on organization and strategic thinking. We ensure accountability and integrity. Service excellence is our starting point.

Nadia’s Notes

> Top three reasons to hire an event management company:
1. Save time. We do the research and form the relationships before you even know you have to. Rely on our…


> Why do I need an event planner anyway? It is next to impossible to plan an event, execute every detail, and be able to enjoy the event as a participant. A professional event management company consults with its clients to plan the event, manage the…